New York Times, Wednesday, June 9, 2004

Author: Seth A. Abel
Editor: Will Shortz
Seth A. Abel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {YZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Abel. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Nonplussed : ATSEA
6. Winter hookup : PLOW
10. Nudges : JOGS
14. 15-Across's instrument : SITAR
15. ___ Shankar : RAVI
16. View from Toledo : ERIE
17. Show of smugness : SMIRK
18. Thunderclouds, perhaps : OMEN
19. Put away : SAVE
20. Astounded by how much weight you've gained? : FLABBERGASTED
23. Beach lotion letters : SPF
25. Born in France : NEE
26. Dirty looks : LEERS
27. "Really!" : HONEST
29. Little swabs : QTIPS
32. Actress Verdugo : ELENA
33. "___ giorno!" : BUON
34. From ___ Z : ATO
37. Deprived of fast food chains? : DISENFRANCHISED
41. "Help!" : SOS
42. Just-for-fun activity : LARK
43. Even if, briefly : ALTHO
44. Source : FOUNT
46. One offering securities : ISSUER
47. Pageant wear : TIARA
50. Geologist's time : ERA
51. ___ Plaines, Ill. : DES
52. Tireless in pursuit of weight control? : INDEFATIGABLE
57. Hardly chivalrous : RUDE
58. Pedestrian sign : XING
59. Em and Polly : AUNTS
62. Son of Aphrodite : EROS
63. Lui's opposite : ELLE
64. "Ciao!" : LATER
65. Bad impression? : DENT
66. Practically devoid of customers : DEAD
67. Cravings of a sort : LUSTS
1. Nincompoop : ASS
2. Tiny ___ : TIM
3. Stretching may relieve it : STIFFNESS
4. Sandwich man? : EARL
5. Bill Clinton, e.g. : ARKANSAN
6. Exploratory spacecraft : PROBE
7. Poor, as excuses go : LAME
8. Kaput : OVER
9. Birds take this : WING
10. James and Jackson : JESSES
11. Use a soapbox : ORATE
12. Unselfish sort : GIVER
13. Garden bagful : SEEDS
21. Get into a pool : BET
22. High peak : ALP
23. Peels off : SHEDS
24. Salk's conquest : POLIO
28. Compass heading : ENE
29. Berries buy, at a supermarket : QUART
30. Honky-___ : TONK
31. Ltd., in the U.S. : INC
33. Food for regular folks? : BRAN
34. 4.0 earners : ASTUDENTS
35. [titter] : TEHEE
36. Signs of spoilage : ODORS
38. Kind of shot : FLU
39. Lives it up : HASABALL
40. They, in Marseille : ILS
44. Most liberal : FREEST
45. Loutish sort : OAF
46. Roth ___ : IRA
47. Wiped out : TIRED
48. Accustom : INURE
49. Building wing : ADDON
50. Urged, with "on" : EGGED
53. Sent packing : AXED
54. Mosaic piece : TILE
55. "To Live and Die ___" : INLA
56. Island feast : LUAU
60. ___ Offensive : TET
61. Sophs. in two years : SRS

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